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January 8, 2016

The eight of January marks a historical event…and a fiddle song.

Better known as the Battle of New Orleans, I use to sing the song to the kids (still do actually) and daughter Malinda fiddled it for me when I asked.  90 more words

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The 2015 Black List

Aaannd… we are back to December and the release of the annual Black List, a list of the most popular unproduced scripts currently floating around Hollywood as named by 250 film executives. 201 more words


2015 Road Trip Photos #31: NOLA History Trilogy

The Louisiana State Museum is no single building, but rather a statewide aegis for several full-size museums and a few structures of historical significance. Over half are in New Orleans; one of those, the Old U.S. 1,116 more words


Historical Campfire Tales: General Jackson Does New Orleans

These posts come with a caveat. They are written from memory as stories for entertainment purposes. No research except getting the dates right goes into these. 1,262 more words


Keep Bloody Andrew Jackson on the Twenty

My Comments:  Tell your congress criminals that we want Andy left on the twenty.  No changes are necessary because we know the changes would be rotten. 781 more words

Weekend Music: The Battle of New Orleans

This one’s just for fun. The video quality is not the best, but it serves.

I mentioned earlier this week that I’m working on a guest post for my friend Hannah’s blog, … 52 more words



by Diane Rufino

While we’re heading down the dangerous slippery slope of government-sponsored censorship surrounding the display of the Confederate flag and certain Civil War generals and other historical figures, I have one question to ask….. 252 more words